Blog Posts Categorized: Buying Dental Insurance
Why dental benefits matter
Dental benefits are designed to promote and get the most value out of preventive care. Preventive care not only helps to keep a person’s mouth healthy ongoing, but it is crucial when catching ailments before they become serious – saving not only money on treatment, but time out of the office.
The size of your dental network matters for your employees. Here’s why.
Network coverage should be a key consideration when selecting dental coverage for your business. Network size has a crucial impact on overall cost – both to you and to your employees. Here’s why a large network matters for your employees:
Coverage for dental specialists
The trees are blooming and their roots are growing. But what happens if the roots of your teeth aren’t doing so well? Learn how your dental benefits work when you’re referred to an endodontist for a root canal or when you need to see another dental specialist.
Do you need dental insurance?
It’s just a few days into the New Year, and many folks are reconsidering their ongoing financial choices. Is dental insurance on your potential chopping block? After all, you brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance?
What to expect during open enrollment
Insurance coverage for most companies begins on January 1, so many hold their open enrollment right around now! We’ve put together a little guide on what you likely can expect as you go through the process of choosing your benefits for 2018.
Confused about your dental network? We’ve got you covered
Whether you’re looking for a dental plan or already have one, one of the most important factors you can consider is your dentist network. Which network provides the greatest savings? How many dentists are involved? Are fees negotiated?
How do you measure the value of your dental plan?
You can compare network sizes, utilization rates and the money saved – but the effective discount, which measures savings on claims both in and out of the network – is the most accurate way to measure the value of your dental plan.
The numbers behind the network
One of the largest factors behind what kind of discount your dental benefits plan offers you is the size of its network – how many dentists are a part of their plans. But how they count those dentists matters.
Individual and Family Insurance: How it works, and why you might need it
You brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance?